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Twelve years a slave

by Solomon Northup

Solomon Northup (1808–1857) was a free-born African American from Saratoga Springs, New York. In 1841, he was kidnapped and forced into slavery for twelve years. With the help of his family and his father's...

The Conquest of a Continent; or, The Expansion of Races in America (1933)

by Madison Grant

American public sentiment regarding the admission of aliens has undergone recently a profound change. At the end of the nineteenth century a fatuous humanitarianism prevailed and immigrants of all kinds were...

Abigail Adams and Her Times

by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards

SEVENTEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY-FOUR! George the Second on the throne of England, "snuffy old drone from the German hive"; Charles Edward Stuart ("bonnie Prince Charlie") making ready for his great coup which,...

The 56th Division (1st London Territorial Division)

by C. H. Dudley Ward

Illustrated Edition

When day broke on the 28th March, 1918, the 56th London Territorial Division was in position on the southern portion of the Vimy Ridge. At nightfall the division still held its ground, having...

The Wonders of the Invisible World

by Increase Mather

An unforgettable and thrilling classic from the legendary American author, Increase Mather.

Aliens or Americans? (1906)

by Howard B. Grose

It is not a question as to whether the aliens will come. They have come, millions of them; they are now coming, at the rate of a million a year. They come from every clime, country, and condition; and they are...

Abraham Lincoln: The Practical Mystic (1918)

by Francis Grierson

A knowledge of the influences which ruled the life of Lincoln, the greatest of practical mystics, is essential now that a new form of paganism and slavery threatens humanity.

In Lincoln's time the black slaves...

Because They Were Women

by Josée Boileau & Chantal Bilodeau

Fourteen young university students, murdered because they were women, are memorialized in this definitive account of the tragic day that forced a reckoning with violence against women in our culture. The victims...

Que Se Yo de Historia

by Kenneth C. Davis

Desde la llegada de Cristóbal Colón hasta las extrañas elecciones del 2000, el autor Kenneth C. Davis lleva a sus lectores en un divertido viaje a través de más de 500 años de la historia de los Estados...

A Ramble Of Six Thousand Miles Through The United States Of America

by S. A. Ferrall

Following the plan I had laid down for myself, I sought and found a goodly Yankee merchantman, bound for and belonging to the city of New York. Our vessel was manned with a real _American_ crew, that is, a crew,...


by T. Joseph Scanlon & Roger Sarty

Catastrophe weaves together compelling stories and potent lessons learned from the calamitous Halifax explosion?the worst non-natural disaster in North America before 9/11.

On December 6, 1917, the Canadian...

The House of Bondage

by Octavia Victoria Rogers

A true and powerful story of the resilience of the human spirit. An American classic.

Diary of Samuel A. Agnew

by Samuel Andrew Agnew

A true and powerful story of the resilience of the human spirit. An American classic.

Incidents Connected with the Life of Selim Aga

by Selim Aga

A true and powerful story of the resilience of the human spirit. An American classic.

Narrative of the Life of John Quincy Adams

by John Quincy Adams

A true and powerful story of the resilience of the human spirit. An American classic.

God's Image in Ebony

by H. G. Adams

A true and powerful story of the resilience of the human spirit. An American classic.

The Light and Truth of Slavery

by Aaron

A true and powerful story of the resilience of the human spirit. An American classic.

First Principles

by Thomas E. Ricks

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a revelatory new book about the founding fathers, examining their educations and, in particular, their devotion to the ancient...

The Foresters' Scribe

by Ursula A. Kelly

The Foresters' Scribe is the first comprehensive study of the Newfoundland Forestry Companies (NFC) of the First World War. It adds a long-overdue and essential chapter to the Great War history of Newfoundland...


by Adele Perry

1919 is often recalled as the year of the Winnipeg General Strike, but it was also the year that water from Shoal Lake first flowed in Winnipeg taps. For the Anishinaabe community of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation,...